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Explore a variety of environmental health and safety services for organizations and their employees.
The focus of FVTC's training and technical assistance continues to expand in response to emerging topics and compliance concerns across multiple industry sectors. Public and emergency response workers, industrial safety specialists and industry professionals benefit from workplace safety and sustainability services offered by our team of experts and partners.

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Accident Investigation

All accidents, injuries, illnesses and near misses should be investigated to determine the cause for appropriate corrective actions to be taken. This training workshop teaches participants how to promptly conduct thorough investigations and identify the root causes of the event.

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Bloodborne Pathogens

Those who anticipate coming in contact with blood or other bodily fluids in the workplace will benefit from a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens. OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, CFR 1910.1030, will be reviewed and discussed. Training includes a review of the common methods of transmission, prevention techniques and other information to reduce an employees exposure risk along with a review of the requirements of a written bloodborne program.

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Confined Space Entry & Rescue

Employers who already have a confined space program are required to evaluate the effectiveness of their program and make changes if necessary. Employees who have been previously trained may need refresher training. By following the program outlined in this training, employers will comply with the OSHA standard.

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Fall Protection

Preventing falls is of major importance in many industries, but the difficulty is in understanding at what height fall protection is required and on what types of equipment. This training provides an overview of the latest information and technology for fall protection, including the principles of fall protection, components of a fall arrest system and the limitations of all arrest equipment.

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Fire Extinguisher Operation

Train your workers how to properly and safely use fire extinguishers. This safety training introduces the use of hand-held fire extinguishers giving your employees the confidence and skills necessary to take action should a fire occur in the workplace.

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Fire Watch & Fire Watch Refresher

The FVTC Public Safety Training Center is able to provide hands-on training for both incipient teams and structural brigades. Our facility includes 5-story Class A burn building, a ladder training tower, a confined space simulator, a gas meter prop and all the latest resources for your industrial fire watch training.

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Hazard Communication Training

Hazard communication is more than just teaching employees where the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are located. Through our hazardous communication training, you will learn about the hazard communication standard, labeling requirements and globalization of products. This standard is on the top of the OSHA citation list. Training focuses on 29 CFR 1910.1200 requirements.

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Hazardous Materials—DOT Requirements

Learn about characteristics of various hazardous materials from each of the nine designated DOT classes. The course identifies methods used to determine the presence of hazardous materials at an incident site, and outlines protective safety measures and procedures to follow to control hazardous materials.

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Hearing Protection

Protection from noise exposure that exceeds acceptable levels is required to comply with 29 CFR1910.95. Learn how noise exposure causes hearing loss, how to protect employees and control noise, and how to conserve hearing ability and prevent workplace hearing loss.

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Incident Command

In this training you'll be introduced to the concepts of incident command through instructor-led lecture, case studies and scenarios. Training will be customized to meet the tactical operations and disaster planning needs of your organization or community. Customized training is offered in NIMS 700, NIMS 800, ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300 and ICS 400.

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Industrial Emergency Response

Customized training will focus on responding to facility emergencies including: incident command, hazardous materials, fire, confined space, rope rescue and other rescue situations are available.

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NFPA 70E Awareness

The management of arc flash potential and other electrical hazards identified in NFPA 70E continues to grow. This training provides participants with a basic understanding of NFPA 70E. Develop options for compliance and the methods for evaluating any facility for electrical hazards. Participate in lab settings to evaluate and recommend appropriate corrective actions.

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OSHA 10+ Course

The OSHA 10+ offering is based upon the OSHA 10-hour construction safety seminar. It is extended to 16-hours and explores 20 topics identified as especially important to contractors working in the paper industry. The focus is on hazard identification and proper work procedures and is intended to improve worker knowledge.

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OSHA Forklift & Lift Truck

OSHA's "Forklift Rule" requires operators of powered industrial trucks to be trained in their safe operation. The training must consist of classroom and hands-on instruction that is worksite and vehicle specific. Employers must verify that the required training and evaluation has been conducted and the operator is competent to safely perform an operator's duties. Individuals or small groups of employees looking for classroom and hands-on forklift/lift truck training can view scheduled [OSHA Forklift Classroom Seminars](www.fvtc.edu/apps/MyTraining/Public/FindAClass.aspx?title=Lift+Truck+Training:+Classroom) and [OSHA Forklift Hands-on Seminars](www.fvtc.edu/apps/MyTraining/Public/FindAClass.aspx?title=Lift+Truck+Training:+Hands-On).

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OSHA Record Keeping

OSHA's injury and illness record-keeping systems are often neglected, misinterpreted or improperly maintained. Workers' compensation injury reports are not enough to establish compliance. OSHA also requires an annual report that summarizes injuries/illnesses, including not only lost-time accidents, but also restricted-duty cases, and any incident that needed "medical attention".

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OSHA Voluntary Compliance Series

Staff responsible for implementing safety procedures in the workplace, on construction sites, and general industry personnel who oversee construction contractors and/or subcontractors should participate in this *OSHA Voluntary Compliance Series* for general industry or construction.

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Mold Management

Mold management continues to be a growing issue for environmental health. Training focuses on early detection signs and evaluation options. Participants will draft a model which depicts an effective mold management plan for a simulated facility. Learn about mold identification and management, as well as remediation options. The training is ideal for anyone who develops or maintains a mold management program.

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Fox Valley Technical College
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D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277

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